‘Grandpa’ David Ross Turns Fantastic Double Play

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Throughout spring training, Chicago Cubs players have been busy serenading catcher David Ross with retirement gifts for his final season as a big leaguer.

They’ve gotten him a scooter:


A remote bag carrier:

The #Cubs give David Ross his own cart to carry his bats and catching equipment this spring, along w scooter pic.twitter.com/NOFWw0Dg2W

— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) March 3, 2016

And even help him around the clubhouse so his Grandpa bones don’t shatter:

However, after watching David play in today’s spring training game against the Angels, it looks like the guy still has something left in the tank.

During the fourth inning, David made a solid diving catch on a Cliff Pennington bunt attempt, and then fired over to second base to catch C.J. Cron from advancing: